Summary: The polls show that Election 2016 has divided the people of America but unified America's elites. That makes it different than realignment elections, such as 1964 and 1972. Expect Clinton to use her power boldly. This is a follow-up to Campaign 2016: America passes into new hands. Hillary Clinton might go down in US … Continue reading 2016: a historic unification election for America!
Summary: In this post an insider tells us the sad details about the Trans Pacific Partnership that provide insights into the workings of the New America being raised on the ruins of the Republic-that-once-was. Not just the treaty but the process that creates it. In this afternoon's post, part 2, Alexis de Tocquiville helps us … Continue reading The TPP shows the workings of our New America, if we care enough to look
Summary: As ISIS (grandly calling itself the "Islamic State") expands, the Right blames Obama and calls for more direct military involvement by America. Their arguments rely on our amnesia about the past and delusions about the nature of modern war. Learning from experience is a vital skill for a nation hoping to navigate the rapids … Continue reading The Right urges us to blame Obama & directly fight ISIS. Will we repeat our mistakes?
Summary: Here we discuss the hidden history of our generation (hidden to us, obvious to future generations). At the end we announce a contest. What kind of monument best commemorates the two men responsible for killing the Constitution? The Constitution has died. It lived only in our hearts. At first government officials moved beyond the … Continue reading The Republic has died. Let’s decide how to commemorate those responsible. Post your ideas!
Summary: Can Obama make America like Zimbabwe? Or is this widespread warning a sign that we've become gullible fools? The easy acceptance of this preposterous warning suggests the latter. It's sad that such a post is necessary. Worse, explaining these facts is unlikely to change the mind of many people believing this nonsense. This is … Continue reading Can Obama turn America into something like Zimbabwe?